Dealmatrix is inviting startups from around the world to apply for its Global Pitch Competition. The self-acclaimed biggest worldwide online pitching competition will close applications in just under five days (22 April).

DealMatrix is an Austrian web platform that specializes in scouting, matching and workflow management for the venture ecosystem. It is aims at startups from around the world seeking investors.

Also, the Austrian web platform seeks to connect startups with its international network with well over 50 partners who include corporates, venture capitalists, angel investors, accelerators, and incubators.

The top 100 startups will be announced on 4 May, while finalists will be announced on 16 May, with final online pitches set to take place on 22 May.

Applications for the Global Pitch competition close on 22 April

Aside from the fact that startups can apply from anywhere in the world, the competition all covers diverse categories to include:

  • Our Planet: Sustainability, renewable energy, social impact and agriculture
  • Our Body: Healthcare, medical, biology, food and wellbeing
  • Our Economy: Production, distribution, trade and markets
  • Our Information: Data, edtech, prediction, consumption and analytics
  • Our Cities: Smart cities, smart homes and egovernment

According to Ventureburn, the Global Pitch competition has a range of lucrative prizes that are awarded to selected startups. Some of these include: The Global Pitch Golden Ticket, which gives the recipient access to four conferences; 4YFN, Bits&Pretzels, She Loves Tech, Rise Up, FinTech Talents and CODE_n.

The overall Global Pitch winner, along with five other category winners will get access to the 2018 Lisbon Investment Summit, three months access to WhatAVenture innovation platform.

In addition, the winners will shortlisted to the final selection stage of Menorca Millenial’s fourth deceleration programme.

Another prize, the Vienna Startup package, will see the winner receive co-working space in Vienna, business coaching, travel and accommodation, access to networks, as well as an introduction to the Viennese ecosystem.

Other prizes include pitch training for the top 15 startups as well as a trip to Silicon Valley for the main winner.

Also,  five top startups from the whole lot will be will be shortlisted for the final selection round of the acceleration programme at Austrian startup hub WeXelerate.